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where to get wordpress themes from?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by theseodude, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. theseodude

    theseodude Regular Member

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    Hello
    I have been making websites for a long time. I dont know much html or css. very little. up to now, I used to download css templates and just edit their html.
    recently, I have been trying to learn wordpress. I downloaded some themes and played around with them. but the themes are hard to customize. and they dont have any seo options, i mean i could not figure out how to put my h1 and h2 tags, and where to put site description. come to think of it, css templates are a lot easier, you just open the damn thing in notepadd++ and edit it. I have been playing with like 5 themes and i am so frustrated. why does everyone say wordpress is easy. wordpress is so hard.

    anyway, now my question is: the themes at wordpress.org are all garbage. where do you guys get your themes for free, without malicious code or spam links in the footer?
     
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    ok888 Elite Member

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    Here.....
     
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  3. IamBlackhatter

    IamBlackhatter Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Most of the premium wordpress themes are available for free here in BHW download..
     
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  4. theseodude

    theseodude Regular Member

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    so the themes available here are not hacked? your site won't send viagra emails to your clients without your knowledge? no garbage in the footer?
     
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    IamBlackhatter Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Most of the themes works fine with all options and footer links can be removed as well..
     
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    richardbraceros Regular Member

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    here...go to Download->templates and themes =)
    dont worry...some of the themes here are nulled =)
     
  7. netcat

    netcat Newbie

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    If you have the money to actually pay for your themes.... most of the premium themes that have been nulled and are available for download, come from here....
    http://themeforest.net/category/wordpress
     
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  8. litenup

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    All of the themes at the wordpress repository are not garbage.
    They work perfectly well for almost any basic website, and even product offers.

    But if you are mostly into being a coder then check out the Thesis theme - lots of things to do with that one

    Unless I am creating a brand or a membership site, where I want to look as good as possible, I try not to waste too much time worrying about themes.
    I Just get the product or info out there.

    I posted this thread a few days ago

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/blackhat-lounge/517656-ultimate-black-hat-script.html

    Don't think I trust any download shares or nulled scripts or themes anymore - this could even be on whitehat products and how would you know?
     
  9. theseodude

    theseodude Regular Member

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    hey litenup,
    that's exactly the kind of thing i am concerned about. you never know what kind of shit they put in there.
    so far, I have tried like 10 themes from the wordpress.org repository and they are not very customizable. It seems that the authors didn't put much thought into what the user might want. for example, I cant find an option to change the title to H1. I can't find an option to get rid of the search box. I can't find an option to put meta tags. Maybe it's because i am new to wordpress, but I cannot find these options. if this was a css template, I would open it in notepad++ and do what I want, would take me 10 seconds.
    Do you know of any good themes for a corporate website?
    normally, how do you guys seo your wordpress themes?
     
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    blackhatbeavis Regular Member

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    wp locker is pretty sick
     
  11. SEO_Alchemy

    SEO_Alchemy Senior Member

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    As other have stated, you've come to the right place. i.e. BHW. Just search WP Themes, Woo Themes, etc. You'll find more than plenty. Check out the Udesign theme. I've been rocking it for offline clients. Super easy to work with, and as much customization as you can possibly hope for.

    Cheers.
     
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    infoasian Supreme Member

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    I am happy buyer of premium themes. Developers deserve to get paid for them. Most of them are small guys who work their ass off for 16 hours a day.
     
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    Wordpress is easy only if you have basic knowledge about PHP. Learn PHP, it's gonna help u throughout ur career I assure u. For basic themes, visit the official wordpress themes directory. They have beautiful free themes with no malicious codes whatsoever. Do not use hacked themes unless u knw what u r doing..
     
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    Thank you for this reply!
    Atleast someone understands the pain :)
     
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    scorpion king Senior Member

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    If you are so much concern about malicious codes present on premium themes available here, why bothered to pay just $50 for a premium theme? You are going to give this to customers and make money, you are not only trying to cheat developers but also your customers.
    If you wanna save some $$ then you must work out on removing malicious codes, people may provide you free lunch, won't feed you that.
     
  16. Daniel0cean

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    I try to create my own themes ... I do a great job with Artisteer and get the look and feel I want and I like
     
  17. someguysomelimits

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    Is there any risk of copyright from using these themes?